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Time Clock Software in the Electronic Age of HR

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 16, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Time clock software eases the paperwork of human resources (HR), giving you more time to focus on the day-to-day running of the business.  Time clock software is beneficial to both the employee and management as employees can track hours while mangement can keep accurate records.

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Topics: Time Clock Software

How to Address Sick Leave Abuse in the Workplace

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Sick leave abuse is a sensitive subject in the management field.  Sick leave is a necessary part of any professional company because it shows that management cares about employees and their families.  However, any sick leave program is vulnerable to abuse and that can harm the company with lower morale and unplanned costs.  Several studies conducted by independent organizations  have established that sick leave can cost a company between $200 to $650 per employee per year.    

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Selecting A Payroll Management Software That Is Appropriate For You

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 14, 2014 6:20:00 AM

When you run any type of business, paying your employees on time and with the agreed amount of compensation is one of the most crucial day-to-day operations. Payroll takes time to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of paychecks, either by paper check or by direct deposit into individual employees' bank accounts. Luckily, payroll management software is available to help you process compensation to be issued quickly and accurately. The large number of payroll software packages out there can make it seem challenging to determine which software package would be the best one for your company. If you run a small business with only a few employees, you'll need a different payroll program than a larger company would need to manage all the necessary data. The most appropriate program also depends on the classification of your employees, your selected payroll schedule and your business's tax filing needs. 

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Payroll Management Tips for Your Business

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 9, 2014 8:00:00 AM

You may be running a business with ten employees or you may be running a business with 300 employees. Either way, a payroll management system is necessary to help you stay on top of the financial portion of your business. A payroll system saves time and it also protects you from any mistakes that could get you in trouble with the IRS, or Internal Revenue Service. It is likely that the primary functions of your business are keeping you busy so it is a great idea to consider using a payroll service company. Not only will a company of this type help you with your payroll needs but also often your insurance, retirement plans and even human resources functions.

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Payroll Management Outsourcing - Is In-House Payroll a Good Option?

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 8, 2014 9:00:00 AM

When you first started your business, handling your own payroll management was a simple task.  You kept a ledger, paid yourself and maybe just a few employees.  The payroll process did not eat up your valuable time so you could spend that time growing your business.  Of course that time growing your business paid off and not sales increased, but the staff also increased to meet the demands of your growing business.  Now that the simple payroll management process has ballooned and along with that, your time spending on it has also increased.

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Topics: payroll management

CA Labor Laws: The List of Recent Job Killers

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 7, 2014 6:25:05 AM

Several proposals that will make things more difficult as well as more costly to conduct business here in California passed the state legislature right before the close of the current legislative session. Ca labor laws have been at the forefront of the legislature recently.

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The Principles of Payroll Management

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 2, 2014 6:25:00 AM

Whether you have 10 employees or over a 1,000, effective payroll management is a must in running an efficient organization. This includes keeping track of accrued taxes and paying your employees on time. You want to be using your human and technological resources efficiently to ensure prompt, correct, and organized payouts.

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Topics: payroll management

California Sick Leave Law: Impact on Employers

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 1, 2014 9:00:00 AM

California Sick Leave Law Impact on EmployersAs of July 1, 2015, employers in the state of California will be legally obligated to provide paid sick leave to all employees who work 30 or more days in a year. This is great news for the 6.5 million Californian employees who are currently unable to take paid time off should they, or someone in their care, become sick - employers are unlikely to be quite so pleased.

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Comparing Time and Attendance Software - 4 Questions to Ask

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 30, 2014 6:09:00 AM

One of the core HR functions, time and attendance is often seen as a tedious but easily accomplished task and gets inadequate attention when it comes to technology. Still, keeping accurate time and attendance data is integral to efficiently running any organization... and the right software can make all the difference. With that thought in mind, here are four questions that you should ask your potential vendors before deciding on a time and attendance software package:

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The Many Benefits of Automated Timekeeping Systems

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 26, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Manual timekeeping systems actually cost you more money than using an automated one. For instance, labor hours are wasted when employees are manually clocking in for work. There is the time your payroll clerk spends preparing, reconstructing, verifying and computing time card totals. You may not even want to think about inaccuracies you don’t know about that cost you money.

Yes, automated timekeeping systems are better than manual ones. The question is how the benefits will change your business for the better. The following are some benefits to using automated timekeeping systems in your business:

Seamless Transition from Manual to Automated Timekeeping Systems

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Topics: Automated Timekeeping Systems

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